Publisher description for Akimbo and the elephants / Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham.


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Ten-year-old Akimbo lives on a game preserve in Africa. His father is the head ranger, and Akimbo is eager to help him whenever he can—even if it means getting into some pretty dangerous situations.

In Akimbo and the Elephants, ivory poachers are killing grown elephants for their tusks and leaving the calves to die. When the authorities fail to turn up new leads, Akimbo sets out to save the elephants by posing as a hunter himself.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Elephants -- Fiction.
Poaching -- Fiction.
Game reserves -- Fiction.
Africa -- Fiction.